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Last Verified579 days ago
01969 623332
Bolton Castle provides a huge range of exciting things to do in Wensleydale, Yorkshire. From family days out to educational trips and historic tours you will find a raft of sights, sounds and smells which bring the castle to life and make for a truly memorable trip.Bolton Castle is one of the countrys best preserved medieval castles; originally built as one of the finest and most luxurious homes in the land, the castle bears the scars of over 600 years of fascinating history. The castle is still in the private ownership of Lord Bolton, the direct descendant of the castles original owner Sir Richard le Scrope.Bolton Castle was a luxurious family home as well as a defensive fortress and, despite being partially slighted by Cromwells men during the Civil War siege, the Castle is preserved in outstanding condition with many interesting rooms and features to discover including the Old Kitchens, Dungeon, Solar, Nursery, Armory, Great Chamber and Mary Queen of Scots bedroom. About one third of the rooms are fully intact and the rest of the Castle is almost completely accessible giving visitors great insight into its turbulent past.We give our visitors a taste of what life was really like during the Castles heyday through providing the sights, sounds, smells and experiences of life in the past! Visitors often comment on the incredible atmosphere of the Castle with many of the rooms giving the feeling that their inhabitants had just walked out.With so much going on, both inside the Castle and out in the restored Medieval gardens and grounds, the Castle provides an exciting day out in any weather and has activities for visitors of all ages to experience and enjoy!The castle is run as a tourist attraction and is also a stunning venue for weddings, school activity days and film / photographic shoots.Bolton Castle is open 10am-5pm daily from 16th February -3rd November 2013 with a range of special events taking place throughout the year.For more information please see or website or contact me either by email or by calling 01969 623981.
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